Pompeo Ghitti

Saints Francis and Anthony in Adoration of the Eucharist

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Identification & Creation

Catalogue Number:
17

Artist:
Pompeo Ghitti (1631-1703)

Title:
Saints Francis and Anthony in Adoration of the Eucharist

Work Type:
Drawing

Date:
17th Century

Culture:
Italian

Physical Description

Medium:
Brown ink and wash over light graphite sketching on laid paper, pasted on secondary support

Dimensions:
11 1/4 in. h X 8 in. w

Inscriptions & Annotations:
Inscribed Pompeo Ghitti Brefciano (ink)

Verso:
Inscribed Originale / Pompeo gih Breciano (ink) and annotated 3 / J787 (in oval) / 46 (ink)

Watermarks:
Unidentified; Possibly letters F and P flanking a cross with three orbs at the top

Condition:
Repaired lower right, scattered staining, generally intact and stable

Acquisition & Rights

Credit Line:
Cornell College, Gift of Robert Sonnenschein II

Accession Year:
1951

Object Number:
1951.17

Description

Commentary:
Ghitti began his career as a studio assistant to Ottavio Amigoni (1605-1661) in Brescia and then, with Giovanni-Battista Discepoli (known as Lo Zoppo di Lugano, 1590-1660) in Milan.

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